Motorcyclist suffers injuries to eyes

MIRI: A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries to his eyes after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a road barrier on Sunday.

The accident happened along Jalan Miri-Pujut when the 40-year-old man was heading towards Kampung Pujut from Piasau.

Sarawak Traffic Police chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu, who confirmed the case, said the accident occurred around 3.10pm.

Investigations found that the man is believed to have lost control of his motorcycle before crashing into a road barrier on the right.

“The impact of the crash caused the victim to suffer severe injuries to both eyes.

“Paramedics arrived at the scene and brought the victim to Miri Hospital,” he told.

He added that the victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The case is being investigated under Section 43(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.